Lent for the year 2019 starts on Wednesday, March 6th and ends on Thursday, April 18 with eveining mass on Holy Thursday.
Lent begins on Ash Wednesday each year and for Christians starts the 40 day period of fasting. The day represents the 40 days Jesus spent fasting in the wilderness.
More information on Lent. (Dates, Customs and History for Lent)
|When:||Begins Ash Wednesday lasting about six weeks and ends just before Easter|
How many days to Lent 2019?
Wednesday, March 6th is the 64 day of the 2019 calendar year with 3 months, 16 days until the start of Lent 2019.
March 2019 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Mar 1 - Fri||Read Across America Day 2019||Observance||103|
|Mar 1 - Fri||Employee Appreciation Day 2019||Observance||103|
|Mar 5 - Tues||Maha Shivaratri 2019||Hindu||107|
|Mar 5 - Tues||Mardi Gras 2019||Christian||107|
|Mar 6 - Wed||Lent 2019||Christian||108|
|Mar 6 - Wed||Ash Wednesday 2019||Christian||108|
|Mar 10 - Sun||Daylight Saving Time - begins 2019||Daylight Saving||112|
|Mar 17 - Sun||St. Patrick's Day 2019||Observance||119|
|Mar 20 - Wed||Spring/Fall - March equinox 2019||Season||122|
|Mar 21 - Thur||Purim 2019||Jewish||123|
|Mar 21 - Thurs||Holi 2019||Hindu||123|